By Ellie Pierpoint
15th November 2016
A transfer of equity occurs when a property owner wishes to change the legal ownership of the property. Reasons include marriage, divorce and tax planning.
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Homeward Legal's panel of solicitors carry out remortgage conveyancing for Headington clients every week.
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"Working together is essential for a speedier home move."
When selling or buying a home in Headington, you must instruct a solicitor to handle legal side of things .
Homeward Legal's property lawyers have years of experience helping home buyers and sellers in Headington and across Oxford.Our pragmatic approach often means we move you in the shortest possible time.
Conveyancing solicitors who perform all the conveyancing work for your house move for a fixed fee.
We do not charge you any conveyancing fees for buying and selling a home, if your Oxfordshire move does not complete.
Using local conveyancing experience, our CQS solicitors will guide you through the legal process.
No additional fees whatsoever.
The nearest airport to Headington is Kidlington, Oxford Airport. Turweston Aerodrome Airport is 20 miles, Kidlington Airport is 7 miles and Booker Airport is 21 mile away and Headington's nearest station is Oxford.
The nearest hospital to Headington is Oxford The Manor.Q.
Confusion over this topic affects many homeowners who opted for a very cheap quote, only to be stung later in the conveyancing process, and many firms purport to offer cheap conveyancing. However additional fees are often hiding in the terms of engagement. Any disbursements to be paid should also be included on the conveyancing quote Any additional fees ought to be reasonable and clear.Q.
Our chosen solicitors have an extremely take charge method when finishing the necessary legal work.
We only allocate you to conveyancing property lawyers who are focused on speed and attempt to communicate throughout the buyer and seller chain . In addition , our panel of conveyancers are selected because they all employ the best land registry integrated systems meaning they can exchange on the legal process in the shortest time.Q.
Searches are a prescribed set of enquiries carried out on behalf of the purchaser. They are not a substitute for a survey.Q.
A property lawyer may suggest that a chancel search is taken out, regardless of the parish in which the home being purchased is found. In Headington's much older areas, chancel repair can be imposed on the current owners of a home where parish councils may have not done so in the past. It is not safe to rely on the historical behaviour of the parish council alone as a guide.Q.
Conservation areas conserve areas of historic or architectural significance. The local council will advise further about local conservation areas, and the property solicitor handling your purchase will discuss the relevant responsibilities.Q.
Homeward Legal's solicitors will not charge any extra, hidden costs under any circumstances. Some firms only provide estimates disguised as quotes, which they will not be bound to.Q.
The property solicitor will write to the council to enquire about the applicable council tax band and rates, which will subsequently be added to the report on title.
The latest council tax rates for Headington are detailed at the Oxford council site. Currently (04 December 2012) rates are as follows:
With few exceptions, the earlier, the better, as the legal work can begin immediately. Some recommend postponing instruction until an offer is accepted, but doing so will put you at a disadvantage compared to better prepared buyers, or if your buyer decides to pull out due to delays.